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CSC Connect and Collaborate Event
Date: 25/02/22
Duration: All day
Location: QEII Centre, Westminster, London

Join fellow Scholars in the UK for a day of talks, discussions, and networking.

The CSC Connect and Collaborate Event is the largest event in the CSC calendar and a chance to celebrate Scholars’ achievements and hear from inspirational speakers involved in the work of the CSC and the wider Commonwealth.

Scholars will have the chance to meet and share ideas with fellow Scholars based in the UK and showcase how their scholarship work is making a difference in the world. The programme will feature talks and interactive sessions throughout the day, as well as opportunities to networking and forging connections for future. 

Event programme

09:30-10:30        Registration and networking | Lobby and Pickwick

10:30-11:00        Delegates to be seated in Churchill

11:00-11:30        Welcome | Churchill

11:30-12:10        Keynote address (morning session) | Churchill

12:10-12:30        Break | Delegates move to breakout rooms

12:30-13:30        Development theme discussion panels | Breakout rooms

13:30-14:30        Delegate lunch and networking | Pickwick

14:30-16:00        Networking for impact: connect, learn, share | Breakout rooms

16:00-16:30        Afternoon refreshments | Pickwick and Gielgud

16:30-16:45        Break | Delegates move to Churchill

16:45-16:50        Ministerial address | Churchill                  

16:50-17:00        The power of international networks in HE | Churchill

17:00-17:15        Keynote address (afternoon session) | Churchill

17:15-17:30        Delegates move to Pickwick and Gielgud for reception

17:30-18:30        Reception | Pickwick and Gielgud

18:30                   Event close

More details to follow